Translation and Stylistics
Here’s the advanced-level language course you’ve been looking for! Expand your vocabulary and improve your writing style as you study the fascinating craft of translation. Working in groups to translate various texts (literary, journalistic, commercial) from French to English and vice versa, students enrolled in this course will acquire a marketable skill as well as enhanced knowledge of French and Francophone culture. Activities may include composing film subtitles and simultaneous interpretation. A service-learning component will involve translating the website of a French humanitarian organization.
This course may be taken for Honors credit; it is highly recommended that those pursuing Honors credit in this course have earned final grades of A or A- in previous French coursework.